Politics & Society News
Some students have a difficult time paying attention to a small screen; others struggle with dyslexia or reading disabilities; still others are hypersensitive to noise and things happening around them.
Politics & Society News
The pandemic's impact on labor trafficking is less certain, but the advocates warn that people desperate for work may be prone to employment schemes in which they are cheated out of promised wages.
Faith Podcasts
Colleen DulleMay 13, 2020
On this week’s episode of the “Inside the Vatican” podcast, the hosts discuss the Australian Royal Commission’s findings that Cardinal George Pell knew about priests abusing children in the Ballarat diocese as early as 1973.
Faith The Good Word
Terrance KleinMay 13, 2020
Is God leading us into a desert, a sacramental wilderness because here he intends to speak to our hearts?
Faith Faith and Reason
David HollenbachMay 13, 2020
As we face the challenge of Covid-19, our obligations to the citizens of our own country must not negate our duties to global humanity. Active support for the poor and the displaced will be essential in longer-term efforts for a more just, more inclusive and healthier post-crisis world.
Arts & Culture Books
Mike MastromatteoMay 13, 2020
Dorothy Day lived a life that today poses significant challenges for just about anyone mindful of the least of our brethren.
Faith Faith in Focus
Seth HainesMay 13, 2020
I was supposed to enter into full communion with the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil this year. But, like catechumens across the country, my journey was put on hold by the pandemic.
Jesuit Father Juan Antonio Guerrero, prefect of the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy, is pictured in an undated photo. (CNS photo/courtesy Society of Jesus)
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellMay 13, 2020
The Holy See, the central government of the Catholic Church, is in crisis mode as it struggles to find ways to balance its budget in these turbulent times.
Faith Dispatches
James T. KeaneMay 12, 2020
A 1958 graduate of Regis High School in New York and a 1962 graduate of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA, Dr. Fauci encouraged graduating seniors at Jesuit high schools around the country to "be smart, strong and resilient."
Faith Dispatches
Among the more than 80,000 Americans and 5,000 Canadians who have died from Covid-19 are many Catholic priests, sisters and brothers.
Politics & Society News
The death toll has neared 40 among the roughly 400 congregants who join Spanish-language services at Saint Peter's Church, a Lutheran congregation, in midtown Manhattan.
Faith News
Nigeria has seen an increase in the rates of tuberculosis and Hansen's disease. Late diagnosis and lack of effective tools for prevention and treatment have contributed to the lack of an effective model to predict their spread
Politics & Society News
In this case, the court is asked to determine if the fired teachers fell under the "ministers" category and were therefore exempt from job discrimination protections.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O’ConnellMay 12, 2020
Pope Francis also called on world leaders “to invest in health care as the primary common good.”
Arts & Culture Poetry
Joe Hoover, S.J.May 12, 2020
Poetry is an attempt to say the unsayable, to capture what ultimately eludes.
An Israeli soldier guards at the Gush Etzon Settlements junction near Bethlehem, West Bank, May 10, 2020. The settlements in the Gush Etzon region would be included in the proposed annexation plan by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (CNS photo/Debbie Hill) 
Politics & Society News
Catholic leaders in the Holy Land believe that continued Israeli annexation of West Bank land could end any hope of Palestinian-Israeli rapprochement.
Cardinal Gerhard Muller arrives for Mass at the annual Student Leadership Summit of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students at the Phoenix Convention Center Jan. 1, 2020. (CNS photo/Jesus Valencia, Catholic Sun)
Politics & Society News
Conspiracy theories regarding coronavirus being espoused by prominent clergymen like Cardinal Gerhard Muller and Archbishop Carlo Vigano have been rejected not only by fellow bishops but by lay Catholics as well.
The Mueller neighborhood, in Austin, Tex., was designed to increase the use of solar power. (iStock/JamesBrey) 
Politics & Society Short Take
Christopher RiceMay 12, 2020
Any ambitious program to address climate change raises a red flag of top-down government, writes Christopher Rice, but the Green New Deal can be implemented with support for local decision-making.
Faith News
As countries continue to reel from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis offered prayers for the men and women who have been unable to work.
Politics & Society News
Education leaders imagining how Catholic schools will safely reopen this fall agree on two things: different decisions will be made according to locations and reopening plans may change on short notice.